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ALEXA, TURN OFF HEARTBREAK

comedy · erickson & boggs · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...
Two girls take you on a journey through an alternate reality in a land of break ups. They explore why a guy would ask you if you like Huskies and not wanna die in a bed with you in his 80's. There's also stuff like self discovery and things we haven't found yet...

VIRTUAL REALITY BY ALAN ARKIN

comedy · the extra mile workshop · Ages 13+ · United States of America
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Whose reality is it, anyway? In the tug of war between who is right and who is left, there can only be two winners. Or two losers. With Jeff Elam and Matt Tramel, Directed by Glenn Morshower. Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

MY MOM DIED WHEN I WAS 14 (A COMEDY)

goodnight orchard films · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)
An one man show from Matthew Gudernatch, who touches on what it was like to lose his mother at a tender age. There are stories, songs, jokes, and other attempts to turn all of the unending pain he's endured into a fun performance with maybe just a pinch of male nudity. (It's a comedy)

MACKERS!

comedy · mark marcus mark productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Macbeth but funny!
Macbeth but funny!

MY CALICO SOUL

solo performance · steve brock · Ages 16+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.
My Calico Soul is a journey of taking all the labels that get thrust upon us or even give to ourselves and fully embracing them including bisexuality.

SUGAR: THE SUPER SWEET MUSICAL

musicals and operas · frankie maclaughlin · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Somewhere below Canal Street, Kyle and Gary are mannin' doors and moppin' floors. But what's the deal with the girls upstairs? Meet Lux, Elle, & Lola: Three best friends that tell each other everything. Well, almost everything. Lux & Elle haven't told Lola about their Sugar Daddies.... Yet…
Somewhere below Canal Street, Kyle and Gary are mannin' doors and moppin' floors. But what's the deal with the girls upstairs? Meet Lux, Elle, & Lola: Three best friends that tell each other everything. Well, almost everything. Lux & Elle haven't told Lola about their Sugar Daddies.... Yet…

GLITCH

ensemble theatre · rough riders theatre cavalry · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.
Six years after Jonathan massacred thirteen students he is giving his first interview. Rachel, an up and coming journalist, is given the opportunity of a lifetime to interview him. When the two meet Rachel discovers that Jonathan is not what the media made him out to be.

A LIFE BEHIND BARS

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.

WE NEED THIS MUSICAL TO STOP US FROM KILLING OURSELVES

One More Chance · jeff rosick, glasgow lyman, & adyn wood · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
WNTMTSUFKO is a dark musical comedy celebrating the power of musicals to stop us from committing suicide. Two depressed performers decide that creating and performing a musical (with their mutual therapist) will give their lives meaning and help bring them back from depression.
WNTMTSUFKO is a dark musical comedy celebrating the power of musicals to stop us from committing suicide. Two depressed performers decide that creating and performing a musical (with their mutual therapist) will give their lives meaning and help bring them back from depression.

THE PEOPLE VS HELL KROSS

· hell kross · Ages 21+
80s British rock band, Hell Kross, stands accused of manslaughter, as their music leaves a wake of death and destruction. This heavy metal musical comedy rock opera extravaganza requires YOU to report for jury duty and decide their fate!
80s British rock band, Hell Kross, stands accused of manslaughter, as their music leaves a wake of death and destruction. This heavy metal musical comedy rock opera extravaganza requires YOU to report for jury duty and decide their fate!

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

NAKEDHEART: REBEL WITH A VOICE

cabaret & variety · nakedheart productions · Ages 14+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
With a cast of 8 colorful characters and live music, this passionate journey is about a determined young Jazz Singer, who despite all odds, and an indescribable physical condition, finds the courage and spirit to reveal to the world what he really wants...
With a cast of 8 colorful characters and live music, this passionate journey is about a determined young Jazz Singer, who despite all odds, and an indescribable physical condition, finds the courage and spirit to reveal to the world what he really wants...

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

· the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

BLIND SPOTS

ensemble theatre · dalton-pawle productions · Ages 16+ · United States of America
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.
In Colette Freedman’s BLIND SPOTS, politics become personal when the homophobic, reactionary president of a small New England college tries to quiet her sister’s poison pen by blackmailing her, leading to a showdown in which dark family secrets are exposed.